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March 2020

All posts published in March 2020

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Mmmm… a new bistro comes to town

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Black Hawk Bean & Cream coffee shop opens for business by Lisa L. Lopez “We’re bringing the local spot back to the locals”, says Chris Burschi, son of owner John Burschi and part-time teammate for Black Hawk Bean & Cream, the new coffee, sandwich, and ice crea... More »

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Black Hawk addresses COVID-19

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Council approves online meetings and gaming tax relief during 30 day casino closures By Randy Beaudette A special online meeting of the Black Hawk City Council to address concerns in this ever changing COVID-19 environment took place on March 18, 2020 at 3:00 ... More »

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Gilpin Commissioners extend Emergency Declaration

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No confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Gilpin County – March 24th By Randy Beaudette An online special meeting of the Gilpin County Board of County Commissioners (BoCC) was held on Tuesday March 24, 2020 with topics again revolved around the COVID-19 outbreak and a... More »

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David Hitchcock remembered

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June 27, 1969 – March 18, 2020 It is with unimaginable sadness that the family of David Rush Hitchcock announces his passing on Wednesday, March 18th, 2020 in San Clemente, Ecuador. Born in Atlanta, GA on June 27, 1969, raised (mostly) in Louisville, David bec... More »

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Gilpin County recovery planning

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Special meeting dealing with the COVID-19 outbreak repercussions By Randy Beaudette In a special online meeting of the Gilpin County Board of County Commissioners (BoCC) on Thursday March 19, 2020, topics revolved around the COVID-19 outbreak and a discussion ... More »

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Turning back the pages

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30 years ago – March 30, 1990 A suspect in the deliberately set Gilpin Hotel fire has been identified and the evidence is under review by District Attorney Don Mielke’s office to determine if there is enough evidence to prosecute, said More »

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Zero COVID-19 cases in Gilpin County

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Commissioners hold virtual meeting, all casinos and bars are closed By Randy Beaudette For the first time in history, the Gilpin County Commissioners held their regular meeting on March 17, 2020 via internet as a virtual meeting due to the Coronavirus outbreak... More »

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In unprecedented times, government goes on

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Central City Council Meets via Teleconference By David Josselyn Work Session Council met with Staff for a work session prior to the regular meeting. The topics of discussion were speed limits on the Central City Parkway and economic development funding. A spee... More »

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The Mean Green Bean

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Visiting artist and author Jolene Sheldon works with Gilpin students By Esmee Halsted Jolene Sheldon, author of Jester Lester and The Mean Green Bean, has been working at Gilpin County School as a visiting artist with Mr. Halsted. She is extraordinary, both in... More »

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Turning back the pages

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30 years ago – March 23, 1990 Superintendent Paul Coleman and Principal John Weishaar will be at Gilpin County School for at least another year. Both were given pay increases at recent school board meetings. Coleman will receive $46,450 this year, a 5.3 percen... More »

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Tasty chili dinner fundraiser and auction

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High Country Auxiliary Diner & Auction House by Lisa L. Lopez If you just happened to stop by the Gilpin Community Center on Saturday afternoon March 7 between the hours of 4:00 and 6:30 p.m., you found a horde of folks scurrying about, and numerous volunteers... More »